Osmose

[ahz-MOZ]

Part of speech: verb

Origin: English, 19th century

1.

Pass by or as if by osmosis.

Examples of Osmose in a sentence

"When the good cherries are in season, news of their arrival osmoses through the neighborhood."

"I don’t follow the news because I know the big stories will osmose their way to me eventually."

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